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Foundation Makes The Community Stronger

Reg Wydeven is an attorney at McCarty Law in Appleton. He is a member of the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors. By Reg Wydeven, Community Foundation Board Member  The Community Foundation continues to make our community a better place. From my first interactions with the Community Foundation when working with my estate planning clients to […]

Anonymous gifts strengthen the Fox Valley

Sushi the kitten meows at visitors at Fox Valley Humane Society. The animal rescue, along with many other organizations including COTS and B.A.B.E.S, have received grants from anonymous donors. The Community Foundation’s personalized service provides many opportunities for people to give quietly in ways that help their communities. People, businesses and organizations can choose to […]

A Way to Change the World

By Cathie Tierney, president and CEO, Community First Credit Union One of the most exciting things that happened to me as chairman of the board for the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region was when David and Rita Nelson’s estate gift was made totaling more than $100 million. That gift is pretty spectacular—as is […]

Give a charitable gift of joy and meaning

By Michelle Lippart Hardwick, director of gift planning As you prepare for the holiday season, consider giving joy and meaning by making a charitable gift. Nonprofit organizations are faced with unprecedented challenges this year – many with an increased need for their services while simultaneously experiencing reduced resources. If you want to make a lasting […]